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Senior Industrial Designer

Laut Design k

Raleigh, NC

Oct 9
Job Description

We’re seeking an experienced Industrial Designer self-driven to do great work in a fun and flexible design consultancy environment. While this position is highly selective in terms of talent and ability, it is mostly opportune to candidates who are self-motivated to do great work regardless of the client, project, or day of the week. Our new team member will share our grit and determination to define our own creative careers.

OUR CANDIDATE’S REQUIRED SKILL SET:
Constantly Curious
Market & User Research
Ideation Sketching
CAD Modeling (Solidworks)
Prototype Fabrication
Manufacturing Knowledge

LAUT DESIGN CORE VALUES
We are…
Curious | seeking variety fosters new ideas
Honestly Human | building relationships because partners are better than clients
Deep Thinking | creating layers of meaningful detail
Scrappy | ridiculously determined
Ready | constantly learning and adapting keeps creativity flowing

THE DETAILS:

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
BS, BFA, or MS degree in Industrial Design
3 – 5+ years in a collaborative design environment
A creative self-starter eager to contribute their vision and creative execution through work with our core staff in Raleigh.
An inspired, creative thinker with well-organized ability to manage their own tasks and build their own career.
A rejector of big corporate structure, meetings about meetings, and the blame game.
A perpetual student of styling, process, and technology.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
High proficiency in sketching, CAD software (Primarily Solidworks), 3D / 2D rendering software, fabrication processes.
High proficiency in styling and confidence in creative decisions founded on user research and design references.
Strong understanding of manufacturability and practical applications of creative work.
This role requires a digital native who is comfortable with many different types of software, online project scheduling, time management, and an understanding of how to solve their own everyday technical issues.

NICE TO HAVE:
Knowledge and experience of CNC programming and operation
Knowledge and interest in rapid prototyping and fabrication (3D printing, mold creation)
Proficient in UI/UX, user research or design strategy
Candidates will be willing to master a variety of tasks from participating in design research, early conceptualization and mechanism brainstorming in addition to detailed part design and manufacturing preparation. You will be working alongside our ID and Brand teams in collaboration on most projects, and will foster your advancement by managing projects of your own.

APPLICATION DETAILS:
We require submission of your résumé and a strong portfolio of your best work in product ideation, modeling, rendering, fabrication, and most importantly, your design process.

Portfolios should be a link to an online collection of work, or a PDF less than 25MB.

Please send your resume and portfolio to info@lautdesign.com.

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

Laut Design

Laut Design is a product design and brand development firm located in Raleigh, working with companies and inventors looking to launch a brand and design a product for their market. They operate in a space where art meets engineering, fusing creative design knowledge with technical know-how. Unique among design firms, all developmental sketches, CAD modeling, prototyping, brand development, and even short run manufacturing, is done under one roof at our downtown Raleigh studio.

DNA
Great Design is Great for Business

Laut Design Core Values:
We are…
Curious | seeking variety fosters new ideas
Honestly Human | building relationships because partners are better than clients
Deep Thinking | creating layers of meaningful detail
Scrappy | ridiculously determined
Ready | constantly learning and adapting keeps creativity flowing